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Hinkley v Ashtons Manufacturing Ltd, Thomas A Ashton Ltd P Crook: EAT 18 Mar 2002

EAT Contract of Employment – Breach of ContractThe appellant had owned a company. She sold the shares to the second respondent in return for a position as a director. After dismissal she appealed several findings. Held: The tribunal deciding an issue as to jurisdiction had pre-empted the job of the tribunal of making findings as … Continue reading Hinkley v Ashtons Manufacturing Ltd, Thomas A Ashton Ltd P Crook: EAT 18 Mar 2002

Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd: SC 8 Feb 2012

The respondent was employed by the appellant. He was resident in GB, and was based here, but much work was overseas. At the time of his dismissal he was working in Libya. The company denied that UK law applied. He alleged unfair dismissal. Held: The company’s appeal failed. The details that he was dismissed by … Continue reading Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd: SC 8 Feb 2012

Bryant v The Foreign and Commnonwealth Office: EAT 10 Mar 2003

Section 94(1) of the 1996 Act did not apply to protect a British national locally engaged to work in the British Embassy in Rome. Judges: Burton P J Citations: EAT/174/02, [2003] EAT 174 – 02 – 1003, [2003] UKEAT 174 – 02 – 1003 Links: Bailii, Bailii, EAT Statutes: Employment Rights Act 1996 94(1) Cited … Continue reading Bryant v The Foreign and Commnonwealth Office: EAT 10 Mar 2003

Creditsights Ltd v Dhunna: CA 19 Sep 2014

The employer disputed a finding that the Employment tribunal had jurisdiction over the employment claims made by the respondent. Rimer, Floyd, Macur LJJ [2014] EWCA Civ 1238 Bailii Employment Rights Act 1996 94(1), Employment Relations Act 1999 10 England and Wales Citing: Appeal from – Dhunna v Creditsights Ltd EAT 3-Apr-2013 EAT JURISDICTIONAL POINTS – … Continue reading Creditsights Ltd v Dhunna: CA 19 Sep 2014

Serco Ltd v Lawson; Botham v Ministry of Defence; Crofts and others v Veta Limited: HL 26 Jan 2006

Mr Lawson was employed by Serco as a security supervisor at the British RAF base on Ascension Island, which is a dependency of the British Overseas Territory of St Helena. Mr Botham was employed as a youth worker at various Ministry of Defence establishments in Germany; under the NATO Status of Forces Agreement of 1951 … Continue reading Serco Ltd v Lawson; Botham v Ministry of Defence; Crofts and others v Veta Limited: HL 26 Jan 2006

Hewage v Grampian Health Board: SC 25 Jul 2012

The claimant had been employed as a consultant orthodontist. She resigned claiming constructive dismissal and sex and race discrimination. The EAT reversed the findings on discrimination saying that they had not been sufficiently pleaded. The Court of Session re-instated the discrimination findings and the Board now appealed. Held: The Board’s appeal failed. Although the positions … Continue reading Hewage v Grampian Health Board: SC 25 Jul 2012

Duncombe and Others v Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (No 2): SC 15 Jul 2011

The court considered whether a teacher employed by the Secretary of State to teach in one of its European Schools was entitled to protection against unfair dismissal. Held: The claimants’ appeals were allowed and the cases remitted to the Employment Tribunals. The employments fell within the exeptions governing employment abroad identified in Lawsn -v- Serco. … Continue reading Duncombe and Others v Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (No 2): SC 15 Jul 2011